Thursday, February 02, 2006
January the Warmest on Record for Some
The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Traverse City experienced the warmest January in recorded history, with temperatures reaching the freezing mark or higher on 25 days last month. According to the National Weather Service in Gaylord, the average temperature was 31.9 degrees, 12 degrees above the historic average. Sault Ste. Marie had its second-warmest January and Houghton Lake also nearly set a record. Illinois is expected to log the warmest January in history, 14 degrees warmer than any January since 1800.
Also see Past month much milder than any January since 1800 in the Suburban Chicago News
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